17 miles and lunch dates!

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Joe had to go back east this weekend for a funeral ๐Ÿ˜ฆ so I was hanging solo.

Friday night was a quiet one with bowtie pasta, turkey meatballs and an early bedtime.IMG_3466[1] IMG_3467[1]

Saturday I was up early and headed out to Waterton Canyon for the long run. I wanted to do somewhere between 18 and 20 miles, but miles 7-11 were on really tough single track trail with quite the elevation gain, so I decided 17 would be just enough.IMG_3476[1]IMG_3472[1]

The fall foliage was gorgeous and the wildlife was all over the trail!IMG_3477[1]IMG_3471[1]IMG_3474[1]IMG_3479[1]IMG_3480[1]IMG_3481[1]

There were 2 girls that started right before me and I basically trailed behind them the entire run. They stopped briefly at the top of the trail and I turned around a little early, but we passed each other and I could have sworn one of the girls looked familiar.

Through IG later that day, I realized it was Kelly from K and J Colorado!IMG_3478[1]

I actually felt really good the whole time…no IT issues, which had been popping up on the last couple long runs. I had a little aching in my left achileas, but nothing unbearable.IMG_3483[1]

It was a little weird doing the run alone since Joe and I always do our long runs together. But, I am glad I did it ๐Ÿ™‚

I hit up the sports recovery center afterward (which I promise I am posting about this week)

Ice tub!

Ice tub!

Then met a friend for lunch….can’t go wrong with crabcakes benedict.IMG_3486[1]

Sunday was a day of shoe shopping, lunch with another friend, and a visit to SAM’s club!ย IMG_3493[1]IMG_3495[1]IMG_3492[1]

How was your weekend?

6 responses to “17 miles and lunch dates!

  1. jessielovestorun

    Isn’t it so funny how many people you either recognize or meet through blogging?!

    Sending prayers to you Joe as he deals w/ the passing of his friend โค

  2. 17 miles! NICE!! I would say I’m jealous but I’m definitely enjoying this much needed taper after all the hard training ๐Ÿ˜‰ Crabcakes benny sounds perfect!!

  3. what a perfect wknd! Colorado looks a lot like UT, so beautiful in the fall. I wish I could trail run more, you are so brave!! Nice job on 17 miles.

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